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USA spies accuse UAE of hacking Qatari government websites

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USA intelligence services have received new data last week and a lot of them suggest that a day before the attack took place a group of Abu Dhabi government officials was discussing the cyber-attacks from May 23. However, the four Arab powers have said the memorandum fell short of allaying their concerns, that their sanctions would remain in place until Doha meets their demands and that they would keep a close eye on Qatar's efforts to fight terrorism funding. Read More »

Not binding on SC to accept JIT's findings: Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan

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However, if he is forced to step down based on the Supreme Court's hearing, his party is expected to appoint a new leader until polls are held around August next year. The report also said that Maryam had been a part of the family business since she was a student and possessed assets worth Rs 1.47 million since 1991-92 and started filing tax returns. Read More »

Delta sends help to battle BC wildfires

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With the rise in evacuees, the provincial government said more volunteers are needed in Kamloops to help the Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team, as well as a 24-hour animal shelter and runners to complete errands. The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has issued another evacution order due to the Dunn Lake fires near Little Fort. "Residents in these areas who are unable to self-evacuate must make their way to a muster point in the City immediately as buses departing the City can not wait ... Read More »

Gas Prices Rise Over Last Week

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In Maine, it went up a penny, averaging $2.24 a gallon. This is three cents cheaper than last week's average. "Refineries are running on all cylinders, cutting into excess crude stocks". At the close of Friday's formal trading session on the NYMEX, West Texas Intermediate, a benchmark oil price, was up 46 cents to settle at $46.54 per barrel. Read More »

Final photo taken by teen electrocuted in bath released

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The final photo that a teenager in New Mexico texted from her phone - before she was electrocuted in her bathtub earlier this month - was released by her family. The teen was the number one chair with her tuba in her school band and was also a basketball player . All it takes is a drop, ' her step mom, Felisha Owens, said. Read More »

Ostia, tromba d'aria sulla spiaggia

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Sul posto sono intervenuti i sanitari del 118 e quattro ambulanze. L'impatto tra il fronte freddo e l'aria calda ha determinato un fenomeno atmosferico, tipico delle aree tropicali, che non ha però, provocato fortunatamente gravi danneggiamenti nelle zone dove si è manifestato. Read More »

Years of dishonesty have cost Republican party

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In a statement issued Thursday, Lee said the new bill "is substantially different from the version released last month, and it is unclear to me whether it has improved". It includes a provision Texas Republican Sen. Two Republican senators have already announced opposition to the measure, Sen. On Air Force One on Thursday, Donald Trump told reporters healthcare reform was the "only thing more hard than peace between Israel and the Palestinians". Read More »

Mitch McConnell delays health care vote as John McCain recovers from surgery

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Several Republican senators have expressed reservations or outright opposition to the new version as well, and Republicans need McCain's vote to have any chance of passing it. . She said Trump had "been monitoring what's going on with health care", but could not "speak to any private conversions" Trump "may or may not have had". Read More »

Massive quake expected to trigger tsunami

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The natural disaster was followed by several aftershocks hit the northern Pacific Ocean between the tip of the Aleutian Islands and Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. The Kamchatka unit of the Russian emergencies ministry said it expected the tsunami wave to be no bigger than 0.5 meters. However, the tsunami threat has now passed, and the previously issued tsunami advisory for the Aleutian Islands is no longer in effect. Read More »

Trump Jr's. meeting with Russian stupid, treasonous

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Host John Dickerson asked if Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, had knowledge of other meetings, and he said it was just an assumption. On Thursday, Mr Trump will mark his first six months in office with the lowest approval rating of any U.S. Read More »

Game of Thrones season 7 premiere breaks HBO viewership records

The long-awaited cameo, which had been teased since March, sees the singer-songwriter do what he does best; singing by the campfire with his fellow soldiers. Quite the opposite, in fact, as yesterday's premiere of Season 7 set a new record for HBO . "Also, watch Game of Thrones tonight x". Ed revealed during an interview with The Hits Radio earlier this year that he'd be singing for Maisie's Arya , explaining: "I don't really know what I'm allowed to say". Read More »

What National Polling Doesn't Consider About Trump's Approval Ratings

Some 60 percent of US citizens think Russian Federation sought to interfere, though Democrats are far more likely to believe that than members of Trump's Republican Party. Respondents also seem to hold a more negative view of Trump's capabilities on the world stage, with just 27% saying America's global leadership has gotten strong since he took office, while 48% believe it has gotten weaker. Read More »

S. Korea seeks rare talks with North to ease military tensions

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It would leave larger Chinese banks untouched for now, the official said. USA officials have also warned that China could face US trade and economic pressure - something Trump has held in abeyance since taking office in January - unless it does more to restrain its neighbor. Read More »

European Union raises prospect of new sanctions against North Korea

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According to Reuters , two senior usa officials confirmed that the us was readying new sanctions on Chinese businesses that engage in commerce with North Korea . The call for consultation was made during a meeting with a senior Chinese official. Moon was elected in May on a plan to engage in talks with North Korea . Read More »

New details of Qatari crisis revealed

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The comments prompted Saudi Arabia , UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to ban all Qatari media before ultimately severing ties with Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Qatari government's attorney general Ali Bin Fetais al-Marri said that his government had evidence that certain iPhones originating from countries laying siege to Qatar were used in the hack. Read More »

Chinese-American sentenced to 10 years in Iran on spying charges

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He is a doctoral candidate at Princeton , specializing in late 19th and early 20th century Eurasian history and was in Iran to research the late Qajar dynasty, the school said . Mr Rouhani trounced his nearest opponent to secure a second term in office in the first round of voting. Xiyue Wang's arrest, which happened almost a year ago, only came to light Sunday when Iran's judiciary announced his sentence and the detention of President Hassan Rouhani's brother in an unrelated case. Read More »

North Koreans hit hard by sanctions, report says

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U.S. officials have also warned that China could face U.S. trade and economic pressure - something Mr. Trump has held in abeyance since taking office in January - unless it does more to restrain its neighbor. The overall rise in trade has been driven by China's exports to North Korea, which were up by almost 30% in the first half of the year. The proposed bill requires President Donald Trump to prohibit all government and business interactions and imposes trade sanctions. Read More »

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit new record high

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The agency's latest report said anti-government groups, such as the Taliban and Islamic State, caused 67 percent of civilian casualties, up 12 percent from previous year. Afghan security forces, meanwhile, were commended in the report for reducing the number of civilian casualties they caused. Deaths in the capital, Kabul, which has historically been one of the safest places in Afghanistan, accounted for some 20 percent of the total tally. Read More »

It's "Made in America" Week (except if you're a Trump)

Asked whether it is appropriate for Ivanka Trump's brand and others like it to make products overseas, Spicer offered a defense of the companies that do so, saying "of course" there is a market in the United States for goods made abroad. The debate highlights the hard decisions Trump faces as he tries to fulfill his ambitious pledge to bring back manufacturing to the United States. First, the President's tweet this morning: "Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr ... Read More »

China Welcomes South Korea's Push for Talks With North Amid Nuclear Crisis

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The missile defense system will soon be deployed to South Korea and is created to shoot down a North Korean missile if the rogue nation attacks the U.S. About 28,500 American troops are stationed in South Korea . "The fact that we wish to take on a leading role in resolving this (North Korean) issue has already been understood at the summit with the United States and the Group of 20 summit meetings", Cho said on Monday. Read More »

Feds Appeal Judge's Travel Ban Ruling to Supreme Court

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But grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law are excluded. In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a USA district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. Read More »

Rauner promises amendatory veto for school funding bill

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Despite finally having a state budget, IL schools still don't know what to expect financially from the state as they continue to wait on a new funding formula bill. Both sides agree the current school funding formula needs to be scrapped. Rauner says this marks a historic change that will, over time, fix education inequity in IL. Read More »

Merkel says she will serve full four-year term if re-elected

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The 62-year-old German leader also defended her fiscal policy after Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz pledged to increase public investment. Merkel reprised the spending theme in front of a business group on Monday, telling them in the Baltic port city of Stralsund, home to her constituency, that she'll press ahead with her trade agenda and seek full employment in Germany by 2025. Read More »

Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals return from suspension

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Two new franchises - the Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions - featured in the last two editions of the IPL , but it remains unclear what the future holds for them. The picture went viral on social media as soon as the former India captain posted it. Cricket fans all around the world particularly the CSK supporters hailed their champion on their comeback. Read More »

Heroic Dog Jumps in Water to Save Drowning Fawn

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After bringing the deer to shore, it was clear that Storm was indeed trying to save the poor fawn. But the ordeal wasn't over yet. Mark Freeley says he was walking along the beach with dogs Storm and Sarah on Sunday when his pup jumped into the Long Island Sound to investigate an object in the water. Read More »

Reporter Presses Spicer on Trump Family's Products Manufactured Overseas

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Mr. Spicer said it would be "inappropriate" for him to discuss Trump companies, but he said in some cases, "there are certain supply chains or scalability that may not be available in this country". Trump of hypocrisy when he's pushed "Made in America" in the past because so numerous products he and his family members have sold over the years were manufactured overseas. Read More »

Emirates and flydubai Go Beyond Codeshare

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The two airlines - which are both fully owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and share the same chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum - said they will use the partnership to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. Read More »

Another Diamond League win for De Grasse

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Poland's Pawel Wojciechowski won with a jump of 5.85. Thompson's time of 10.87 was an improvement on her run in London last weekend by 0.07, and more success for the double Olympic champion, who has focused only on this distance in 2017. Read More »

Everything you need to know about the 2017 Open Championship

So we're going to try to keep it as much as possible. But we'll see how it plays throughout the week. As ever with the Open Championship , anything could happen. Two-time Open victor Norman believes the Spaniard can further enhance his burgeoning reputation by landing the biggest prize of his career at Royal Birkdale. Read More »

Forecasters Watching Two Potential Storms in Atlantic

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Heavy rain and gusty winds are expected there starting late Tuesday. If it were to muster tropical storm status, it would be named Don. The system is expected to run into less favorable upper-level winds after Wednesday, which could keep it from intensifying any more. Read More »

UAE minister responds to hacking claims

He pointed out that "the current crisis of dimensions beyond the domestic arena of the GCC (Gulf co-operation council)", noting the "need to put an end to official support for extremism and jihadism and terrorism in various parts of the Arab world". Read More »